For an Unemployment Benefit Payment
As a result of Governor Evers Emergency order you do not need to do a work search during the Governor's declared emergency. The Department is in the process of making the necessary updates. No action is needed on your part regarding the work search.COVID-19 Unemployment FAQs for Claimants
A weekly claim is what you file for a certain calendar week when you want to receive an unemployment benefit payment for that week.
You can only file a weekly claim if you've already applied for benefits.
Before you file your weekly claim, please review Part 3 in the Handbook for Claimants.
If you have additional questions, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
If you have questions that cannot be answered by the Handbook for Claimants or our FAQ page, please call us at (414) 435-7069 during business hours.
Over 30,000 people try to file their weekly claim on Sundays from 9AM-10AM. To keep our system healthy and performing optimally, file later in the day or Monday through Friday. Remember, you have up to 14 days to file your weekly claim.
Hours of Operation: Online services are available at the following times to file a weekly claim:
|Sunday||9:00 AM - Midnight|
|Monday – Friday||Available 24 Hours|
|Saturday||1:00 AM - 3:00 PM|